Joost Oliemans is a specialist focused on DPRK military capabilities. He co-authors the Oryx blog.
Exclusive HD photos reveal secretive new class of large warships with advanced capabilities set to enter service
New generation of armored personnel carriers signals ongoing upgrade of DPRK ground forces
North Korea showcases new developments from its Strategic Rocket Forces, alongside older hardware
The 2017 parade in Pyongyang revealed several new types of small arms, some patterned after suspiciously modern designs
Overshadowed by a missile test, the introduction of potent new air defense system is a significant domestic achievement
Scud-based high-precision ballistic missile test confirms diversification of North Korea's strategic rocket forces, yet capabilities remain unclear
North Korea's latest parade lacked missiles, though there were plenty of new developments
The DPRK attempted to rectify its rudimentary ASW capabilities by dealing with Havana in the early 2000s
More new military equipment introduced at October 10 parade than any other parade in recent DPRK history
With a rapidly-transforming threat looming in the DPRK, who knows what will be on display a decade from now?
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